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Social Studies Labs

So I gave myself a goal this year. I want to add as many hands on, experiential activities into my class as possible. So far, they have been an amazing success! I blogged about this activity last month.

This week my kiddos got to experience what it felt like to be a hominid. They looooooved it and beg for more labs!!!

Homo Erectus building their tower.
Neanderthal and Cro Magnon
Homo Habilis very proud of their horrible tower and their lack of fine motor skills.

Click her and check it out!

 

 

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  1. Missing your posts... :) Hope all is well!

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    1. I just finished a killer class and didn't have time to blog. It is over, though, and I am back!

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  2. I really like the idea of labs for SS. I teach seventh grade social studies and language arts. What is your advice on how to go about starting this in my own classroom?
    Kelly Maurer

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  3. I really like the idea of labs for SS. I teach seventh grade social studies and language arts. What is your advice on how to go about starting this in my own classroom?
    Kelly Maurer

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